Green: Criticism Pushes Me More Than Anything

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After the Golden State Warriors held the Atlanta Hawks to 42 percent shooting in a 105-100 win Monday night, Draymond Green used his postgame period to inform the critics that they pissed him off.

“The world says we traded our defense away when we got KD (Kevin Durant),” Green said after blocking a game-high four shots. “I disagree. So, I think our defense actually has the upside to be better with the length and everything that we have, the speed, the athleticism. That pissed me off more than anything, that it’s kind of like, ‘Yeah, their defense is going to suck now.’ I take that personally. So that pushes me more than anything else.”

Source: Chris Haynes of ESPN